We are now accepting nominations for FPEA District Director!
We must receive your nomination form by March 15, 2012. Self nomination is acceptable.
IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED
Florida HB 859: Your Homeschool Freedom Is Under Attack
February 23, 2012
Your freedom to homeschool is affected by Florida House Bill 859! Representatives with the FPEA and the Home Education Foundation have been meeting with key legislators to ask for the removal of the provision in … read more
Unfortunately, SB 1704 was passed with only one negative vote, cast by Bill Montford from the 6th District. This is the bill which mandates the State (in other words, your tax dollars) pay for the creation of a separate athletic association to govern private schools, and spills over into … read more
We have just been alerted that a bill we have been watching will be up for a vote in the Senate on Monday, January 30, at 3:30 p.m. The bill, SB 1704, can be found at http://www.flsenate.gov/PublishedContent/Committees/2010-2012/ED/MeetingRecords/ED_Jan_30_Meeting_Packet.pdf and begins on page 65, if you would like to read the complete … read more
Update for the week of January 23, 2012
Your FPEA Legislative Committee continues to watch the status of Florida House or Senate bills pertaining to home education as the Legislative Session in Tallahassee continues. FPEA members should be concerned about two bills being considered this session and should be prepared … read more
Last week homeschool families from around Florida gathered in Tallahassee to attend FPEA’s Day at the Capitol activities. Homeschool parents and children received legislative updates, participated in meetings with state representatives, enjoyed a special re-enactment of the Lincoln-Douglas debate, and had an opportunity to meet with and hear an address … read more
The 2012 Florida legislative session begins today, Tuesday, January 10, 2012. As busy homeschool parents most of us don’t have the time or resources to stay on top of all of the action in Tallahassee, but don’t worry, FPEA’s Legislative Committee is prepared to keep you informed of any and … read more
Join us this Thursday, January 12, 2012, in Tallahassee and be a part of the fifth annual FPEA Day at the Capitol. Here’s why:
1. Stand as one united voice with other homeschool families in Florida.
2. Learn how to speak directly to government officials about issues close to your heart.… read more
Are you part of that minority? Are you ready to ensure your homeschooling rights are protected? Are you brave enough to set the brush fires … read more
The FPEA Day at the Capitol will return to Tallahassee on Thursday, January 12, 2012, in partnership with the Home Education Foundation. All FPEA members are invited to join together in Tallahassee to participate in the day’s activities and bring our legislators a focused and effective homeschool voice. … read more